Visit our Christmas Gift Finder
Click & Collect from 2 Hours
Last Christmas Delivery Dates
Free UK Standard Delivery on orders £20 and over Order in time for Christmas 18th December 2nd Class | 19th December 1st Class Free Click & Collect to shops From 2 hours of your order*
Islamic Civilization: From Enlightenment to Fundamentalism (Paperback)
  • Islamic Civilization: From Enlightenment to Fundamentalism (Paperback)
zoom

Islamic Civilization: From Enlightenment to Fundamentalism (Paperback)

(author)
£19.99
Paperback 240 Pages / Published: 01/06/2010
  • Out of stock

This product is currently unavailable.

  • This item has been added to your basket
This book examines the development of medieval Islamic civilization which at its peak between the 8th and 16th centuries made enormous and innumerable contributions in the fields of science, philosophy and the arts. This is then contrasted with the post-Islamic civilization extant today, which is driven by conflicts and confusion in its search for a true vision of Islam. Throughout the course of the book, Hussain critically examines Islam as a faith, civilization and history. He considers the vitally important questions of how Islam the faith created its own civilization, and why it has fallen from that pinnacle of enlightenment into fundamentalism and terrorism in the contemporary world.The study addresses these questions by identifying the keys concepts from the Quran and the traditions of the Prophet Muhammad which opened the doors to Islamic civilization. Over the centuries successive generations of Muslim rulers and some theologians have distorted these concepts for their own aims, and the region has subsequently become dominated by fundamentalism and sectarianism. Hussain concludes that since Islam still exists as a major faith, to recreate Islam as a civilization Muslims need to re-examine Western and fundamentalist models influencing their world, and rediscover the original Islamic concepts which led to such achievement in earlier centuries. Only in this way can a new kind of Islamic civilization be developed for the 21st century.

Publisher: Garnet Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9780863723353
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 368 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 mm

You may also be interested in...

It's Not About the Burqa
Added to basket
The Qur'an,
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Qur'an
Added to basket
£7.99   £5.99
Paperback
Arabs
Added to basket
£25.00
Hardback
Saladin
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Letters to a Young Muslim
Added to basket
The Map of Knowledge
Added to basket
Blood and Faith
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Islam
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Sold To Be A Wife
Added to basket
The House of Islam
Added to basket
£25.00
Hardback
The Holy Qur'an
Added to basket
Infidel
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Pocket Rumi
Added to basket
The Koran
Added to basket
£7.99
Paperback
This Orient Isle
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.